Raphaël Varane - Summer 2019

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  1. Apr 1, 2019
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    IrishRedDevil Full Member

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    Varane has announced that he wants to leave this summer.

    Expected cost is €100m.

    El Chiringuito is a reliable source:



    Considering Woody tried to sign him before, is this one a goer?

    He will be turning 26 later this month. The Caf probably thinks he is ready for a nursing home.
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    Would absolutely spend 100mil on him :drool:
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    He's not had too impressive a season, has he? Though that's probably true for a lot of those Madrid players.

    Also injury prone? I've been a big fan of his, for sure. But I must admit, I haven't followed Madrid outside of all the big games too really have a strong opinion - especially not at 100m.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Just a bit on the journalist. According to reddit he's tier1 for Madrid so this is reliable.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    We should do everything to sign him. Brilliant CB.
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    Hawks2008 Full Member

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    Honestly think he's overrated, but he puts the 'wood' in Woodward so I can see this happening.
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Well, I guess this is where I’ll be camped out all summer. My hand is on my zipper for the first sign of any positive news on our end :drool:
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    Ramos also wanted to leave.
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    I'm not gonna muppet this summer.
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    An Irish Red New Member

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    That's exactly what I was going to post.

    These stories, from Real Madrid or Barcelona, almost always end in the player signing a new deal.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    If true, pay up and get him. I doubt it though.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Get him. It's Madrid that needs funds this year and this is it.
    Is he pals with Pogba? Would keep him happy here if that's the case.
    always thought Varane was the reason why Ramos is so overrated. If Varane scored goals he would be what Ramos is now.
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    ErranMorad New Member

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    Aren't there issues with his knees? Should we be worried that he has never had more than 27 league appearances in a single season in his time at Madrid?

    Good player. Not a 100m player, imo. However, Eddie the idiot has already told the world that's what he would pay for the player. So, I guess he won't be coming to us for anything less.
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Come on. You know you want to ;)
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    Gabriel Djemba-Bebe New Member

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    Pay whatever it takes. I can see him having the same impact as Van Dijk. He's an absolute rock at the back.
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    If Real are obsessed with offloading Varane to replace him with Koulibaly then they obviously feel Varane is not good enough.

    When Real are eager to offload a player it's often because they are overrated as has proven the case with James Rodriguez, Kovacic, Morata etc
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    Varanes not 26 yet??? He's been around forever.
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    Is it wise to spend that much on a CB while having more urgent concerns. Somethings fishy but I'm sure Ed will take the bait.
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    haram New Member

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    We were chasing his as a 18 year old. I feel confident that we will sign him this summer. Currently 7/1 if anyone likes a bet.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Not true.
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    Played 28 games for real this season so doesn't appear to be missing games due to injury.
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    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

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    I'm too busy atm and muppetry requires dedication as well as effort :(
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    Maybe Varane is just fed up. He gets very little protection at Madrid, and although that list backs up your point there are other lists that show the oppossite.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    If it's true that he wants out, we will sign him.
    Ed told the world he's ready to pay that much thinking he'd never be available...the fool. :lol:
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Remember when we were going to sign him, but we signed Smalling and Jones instead and he decided it was too much competition? good times.
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    Surely if Varanes has just up and decided to leave Real then it's because somebody has offered him big wages that real were unwilling to match. It's either got to be PSG or us surely? I dont see City being in for a CB right now. It's probably PSG mind.
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    Yorkeontop Full Member

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    I'm not sure about this guy, but I wouldn't be against it. He's a great athlete though but he's played for some really good teams with the likes of Kante and Ramos to help him look good.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    CB is an urgent concern.
    Varane
    Midfielder
    Sancho
    CHO
    250m odd.

    job done, especially if the keeping funds from Jose last year for his replacement story turns out to be true.
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    iirc he rejected us for Madrid
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    RW and RB are more urgent, I'd say even a midfield. We won't spend that much anyway.
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    Or they're no longer flavour of the month; Di Maria, Ozil, Robben. They always want the latest shiny new toy and sometimes good players get pushed aside for them.

    I'd love Varane here and it's probably the position we most urgently need to improve. I don't know how he'd fare under the barrage of long balls he might occasionally face in England but he's a great player. 10 finals, 10 trophies. That's some record.
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    3KDré Full Member

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    Ain’t happening but if there is a slight chance of him being available we should throw money at it.
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    Has that happened at all?
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Aargh, thanks man. Not sure where I plucked that perception from.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    No, he had two offers on the table both agreed by Lens and he chose Madrid. Probably because Zidane called him and made sure that he felt needed and surrounded in Madrid.
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    Some previous seasons perhaps, I've not really followed him to be honest.
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    ErranMorad New Member

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    Give the latest scouting report on him, bud. Starting with issue with his knees, his defensive nous, heading ability....the whole 9 yards. Thanks in advance.
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    IrishRedDevil Full Member

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    Redit has them in the top ‘very reliable’ tier for Real Madrid news.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Same here. I've usually followed Madrid's matches only in the big competitions.
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    gr3yham3 Full Member

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    Smells like what happened with Ramos some seasons back when he "absolutely wants to leave Real".